Yesterday, PRIM&R had the honor to present the 2012 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) to Mary Jo “MJ” Shepherd, DVM, CPIA, at the 2013 IACUC Conference in Baltimore, MD. She graciously [...] Read more
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Welcome to another installment of our featured member interviews in which we introduce you to our members—individuals who work to advance ethical research on a daily basis. Please read on to learn more about their professional experiences, how membership helps connect them to a larger community, and what goes on behind-the-scenes in their lives!
Today we’d like to introduce you to Sylk Sotto-Santiago, MBA, MPS, CPIA, research compliance manager/officer in the office of research and sponsored programs at the University of Denver.
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Here at the PRIM&R headquarters, we have been gearing up for Member Appreciation Month, and today we are happy to announce two very special webinars to be held in May.
If you’re interested in the Certified Institutional Review Board (IRB) Professional (CIP®) exam or the Certified Professional Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Administrator (CPIA®) exam, you will not want to miss these webinars. We are calling in the experts to guide you on your journey toward certification.
If the CIP examination is in your future, tune in to hear Susan Delano, CIP, Chair of the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals, speak [...] Read more
PRIM&R helps to educate those involved in the administration of human research protection and animal use and welfare programs through two certification programs: Certified Institutional Review Board (IRB) Professional (CIP®) and Certified Professional Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Administrator (CPIA). These two programs improve the quality of human research protection programs and animal care and use programs by promoting ethical practices and advanced knowledge of regulations.
The CIP and CPIA exams will be offered during the [...] Read more
In 2007, PRIM&R launched its certification program for IACUC professionals known as the Certified Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA) credential. The certification process was developed to improve the quality of animal care and use programs by promoting ethical practices and advanced knowledge of IACUC administration.
Since its inception, CPIA has grown steadily. There are currently 164 CPIAs in the country and the number of exam [...] Read more